16 cylinders and 38 loads of limestone disturb a few birds and not much else on a quiet Monday morning.
On a warm day my wife and I practice social distancing catching 101 hustling more needed supplies to SoFlo.
Today's 101 brought a few extra motors. The FEC has stepped up additional resources to help with the surge in shipping due to the run on stores from the COVID 19 Pandemic.
More supplies and such heading to SoFlo.
The trains still roll! FEC now is swaping crews home on every train to minimize crew exposure to COVID 19. The FEC is helping resupply southern Florida due to the run on stores.
FEC train 101, led by 817, pulls out of Bowden yard in Jacksonville and begins the trip down to Miami.
FEC 716 has taken the Palm Bay siding as the southbound FEC 101 trains heads towards Miami.
Sometimes 905 brings a surprise, as power at New Smyrna Beach occasionally gets picked up after repair. Even after reinstatement of 910, the 905 still does the occasional New Smyrna haul.
FEC crews check out two jackknifed doublestack cars that are resting on top of the main line after FEC train 226 north derailed coming out of the north end of the Pineda siding. To the right, anot... (more)
FEC has stepped up resources to help with the rush to resupply during the COVID 19 outbreak. 905 hauls containers north.
The trains must roll! FEC 101 kicks up some dust scooting through MOW work hustling critical supplies to SoFlo during the COVID 19 crisis.
Some of the colorful "noses" at the Steamliners at Spencer event. To see all these beautiful E and F units together under the lights was quite spectacular.
FEC 711 and FEC 702 are reflected in the water as they lead FEC train 202 into the siding at Palm Bay to wait for the southbound FEC 101 priority intermodal hotshot.
FEC 709 races north with the FEC 336 rock train for the CEMEX facility at City Point.
Through the uncertain cloud filled sky, a ray of light which is fitting for the times we live in. Trains are critical now as they keep the needed supplies moving, regardless of COVID 19.